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There are 111 Rides for Jul 2015
Wed, 1 Jul 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:15 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:10 with signup sheet for 6:15 departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 01-07-2015 06:15:00 01-07-2015 07:15:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:10 with signup sheet for 6:15 departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Wed, 1 Jul 2015
Wednesday Metcalf Mauler (BLT)
9:30 AM
33 mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
Metcalf
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Wed, 1 Jul 2015
Nice & Easy
9:30 AM
20 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
This is a social ride to Los Gatos for refreshments. Meet at Bowers Park on Cabrillo between Bowers and San Tomas Expwy in Santa Clara. Thought for the Day: There are seven ways to warm your feet in February. Dipping them in the Caribbean is one. If you can afford that, forget the other six. 01-07-2015 09:30:00 01-07-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Nice & Easy 20 mi, 1 L : This is a social ride to Los Gatos for refreshments. Meet at Bowers Park on Cabrillo between Bowers and San Tomas Expwy in Santa Clara. Thought for the Day: There are seven ways to warm your feet in February. Dipping them in the Caribbean is one. If you can afford that, forget the other six. Keith Giles ohsix@bikerider.com 408-244-9401 false DD/MM/YYYY
Keith Giles
ohsix@bikerider.com 408-244-9401
Wed, 1,8,15,22,29 Jul 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 01-07-2015 18:00:00 01-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Wed, 1 Jul 2015
Whine & Dine
6:00 PM
10+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
El Corte De Madera Park
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** To All Mountain Bikers, This Wednesday's (7-1-15) Whine-N-Dine Impromptu Ride for credit will be in El Corte de Madera Park. We will meet at 6:00 pm in the new ECdM parking lot, which is located on the west side (watch for the new sign) of Hwy 35, about 4 miles north of the intersection of Hwy 84 & Hwy 35. (If you get to the Skeggs Point parking lot, you are about 1/2 mile too far north.). This is a social ride, no one left behind. Bring all necessary supplies. Hope to see you there. Call if you need more information. Richard Holtermann 408 826-2546 01-07-2015 18:00:00 01-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Whine & Dine 10+ mi, 4 LM : ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** To All Mountain Bikers, This Wednesday's (7-1-15) Whine-N-Dine Impromptu Ride for credit will be in El Corte de Madera Park. We will meet at 6:00 pm in the new ECdM parking lot, which is located on the west side (watch for the new sign) of Hwy 35, about 4 miles north of the intersection of Hwy 84 & Hwy 35. (If you get to the Skeggs Point parking lot, you are about 1/2 mile too far north.). This is a social ride, no one left behind. Bring all necessary supplies. Hope to see you there. Call if you need more information. Richard Holtermann 408 826-2546 Richard Holtermann mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546 false DD/MM/YYYY
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Thu, 2 Jul 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:15 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:10 with signup sheet for 6:15 departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 02-07-2015 06:15:00 02-07-2015 07:15:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:10 with signup sheet for 6:15 departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Thu, 2 Jul 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:00 AM
22-60 mi, 5 M, 3,700-7,000 ft
Billy Goat
Skyline South 3,Bear Gulch West,Skyline North 5,Star Hill/Swett,Native Sons,Skyline North 4,Tunitas Creek,Lobitos Creek,Kings Mountain
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today, ride Skyline between Hw 84 and Hw 92. You may add as many side excursions as your hot legs allow. We start at 9:00 with beautiful Bear Gulch Road and it's grand vistas. I'll skip the last three goats and lead the first six goats for about 6,000' in 45 miles. Total distance and goats are your option. All paces welcome - a route sheet is provided. Start/finish/lunch at Alice's Restaurant on the northwest corner of Skyline and Hw 84. Park by Skyline in the public property island, away from the businesses. 02-07-2015 09:00:00 02-07-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 22-60 mi, 5 M , 3,700-7,000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today, ride Skyline between Hw 84 and Hw 92. You may add as many side excursions as your hot legs allow. We start at 9:00 with beautiful Bear Gulch Road and it's grand vistas. I'll skip the last three goats and lead the first six goats for about 6,000' in 45 miles. Total distance and goats are your option. All paces welcome - a route sheet is provided. Start/finish/lunch at Alice's Restaurant on the northwest corner of Skyline and Hw 84. Park by Skyline in the public property island, away from the businesses. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Thu, 2,9,16,23,30 Jul 2015
Thursday Metcalf
4:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M-MB
Billy Goat
Yerba Buena/Hassler,Metcalf
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Fri, 3 Jul 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:15 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:10 with signup sheet for 6:15 departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 03-07-2015 06:15:00 03-07-2015 07:15:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:10 with signup sheet for 6:15 departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Fri, 3 Jul 2015
Uvas Loop
8:30 AM
50 mi, 3 M, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Llagas/Willow Springs
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We will ride to Willow Springs (16 mph) via Santa Teresa. Then Oak Glen, Sycamore(hill side), Watsonville Rd to Uvas-McKean to Harry rd. Return Almaden Expressway.Bring sandwich/snacks/LOTS of WATER. We will not be stopping at a commercial shop. Faster riders can ride ahead. Lunch at Chitactac-Adams County Park. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Contact: Mike Friessnig 408-482-5822. 03-07-2015 08:30:00 03-07-2015 09:30:00 6 ACTC: Uvas Loop 50 mi, 3 M , 2000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We will ride to Willow Springs (16 mph) via Santa Teresa. Then Oak Glen, Sycamore(hill side), Watsonville Rd to Uvas-McKean to Harry rd. Return Almaden Expressway.Bring sandwich/snacks/LOTS of WATER. We will not be stopping at a commercial shop. Faster riders can ride ahead. Lunch at Chitactac-Adams County Park. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Contact: Mike Friessnig 408-482-5822. Michael Friessnig mfriessnig@yahoo.com 408-268-6351 false DD/MM/YYYY
Michael Friessnig
mfriessnig@yahoo.com 408-268-6351
Fri, 3 Jul 2015
Rambling
9:00 AM
18 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
James Rustermier
rustermier@gmail.com 408-972-1689
Fri, 3 Jul 2015
TGIF 2
9:30 AM
25 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Meet at the restroom at Almaden Lake Park (on the east side of the park) off Winfield at near Coleman and Winfield. We will do a leisurely ride out to Los Gatos, and down the Los Gatos Creek Trail to Willow Glen for coffee. This is a social ride, nobody left behind. You can park on the street or at the Park-n-Ride across Coleman to save a possible parking fee. 03-07-2015 09:30:00 03-07-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: TGIF 2 25 mi, 1 LM : Meet at the restroom at Almaden Lake Park (on the east side of the park) off Winfield at near Coleman and Winfield. We will do a leisurely ride out to Los Gatos, and down the Los Gatos Creek Trail to Willow Glen for coffee. This is a social ride, nobody left behind. You can park on the street or at the Park-n-Ride across Coleman to save a possible parking fee. Andy Leach aleachy@aol.com 408-268-7058 false DD/MM/YYYY
Andy Leach
aleachy@aol.com 408-268-7058
Sat, 4 Jul 2015
4th of July Pancake Ride
6:45 AM
15 mi, 1 LM-M
Grizzly Bear
Independence Day
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a ride to the Pancake Breakfast so I won't have to ride alone! Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot on Prospect Road at English Drive in Saratoga. We will arrive early to help out with any last minute duties. This is a "members only" event. Hope you can join us! 04-07-2015 06:45:00 04-07-2015 07:45:00 6 ACTC: 4th of July Pancake Ride 15 mi, 1 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a ride to the Pancake Breakfast so I won't have to ride alone! Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot on Prospect Road at English Drive in Saratoga. We will arrive early to help out with any last minute duties. This is a "members only" event. Hope you can join us! Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Sat, 4 Jul 2015
Rambling to Campbell
7:30 AM
16 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Breakfast Ride
James Rustermier
rustermier@gmail.com 408-972-1689
Sat, 4 Jul 2015
4th of July Pancake Ride
8:00 AM
Any mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Independence Day
ACTC members are invited to the traditional 4th of July Pancake Breakfast, 8:00-9:30 AM, hosted by the Board, at the church (1980 Hamilton Ave, San Jose). Come in your most patriotic shades of Red, White, and Blue. Check the ride schedule and select one that suits your pace and interest. Rides may begin after all cleanup has been completed. There will be a few announcements following cleanup and there will NOT be an evening general meeting on the 1st Wednesday in July. This is an "ACTC members only" event. Hope you can join us! 04-07-2015 08:00:00 04-07-2015 09:00:00 6 ACTC: 4th of July Pancake Ride Any mi, 1 LM : ACTC members are invited to the traditional 4th of July Pancake Breakfast, 8:00-9:30 AM, hosted by the Board, at the church (1980 Hamilton Ave, San Jose). Come in your most patriotic shades of Red, White, and Blue. Check the ride schedule and select one that suits your pace and interest. Rides may begin after all cleanup has been completed. There will be a few announcements following cleanup and there will NOT be an evening general meeting on the 1st Wednesday in July. This is an "ACTC members only" event. Hope you can join us! Jared Smolens jared@smolens.org 412-719-4638 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jared Smolens
jared@smolens.org 412-719-4638
Sat, 4 Jul 2015
Aptos Creek CX 81M
9:00 AM
~81 mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
Old Santa Cruz Hwy,Eureka Canyon
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** July 4th departure after the pancake breakfast cleanup to Los Gatos Creek Trail, OSCH, down San Jose Soquel, Capitola Esplanade regroup, up unpaved Aptos Creek Fire Trail, regroup at Sandy Point, Buzzards Lagoon, Highland, Summit Store regroup, return. Bring bonk food, camera, and shopping funds. Draft: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8800649 04-07-2015 09:00:00 04-07-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Aptos Creek CX 81M ~81 mi, 5 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** July 4th departure after the pancake breakfast cleanup to Los Gatos Creek Trail, OSCH, down San Jose Soquel, Capitola Esplanade regroup, up unpaved Aptos Creek Fire Trail, regroup at Sandy Point, Buzzards Lagoon, Highland, Summit Store regroup, return. Bring bonk food, camera, and shopping funds. Draft: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8800649 Brian Chun bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288 false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Sat, 4 Jul 2015
Climb a Few Hills
10:00 AM
54 mi, 6 M, 6400 ft
Billy Goat
Montebello,Stevens Canyon,Redwood Gulch,Sanborn,Bohlman
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 4 Jul 2015
Our Favorite Kids
10:00 AM
32 mi, 6 M, 3700 ft
Billy Goat
Harwood/Santa Rosa,Foster,Aztec Ridge,Shannon/Kennedy
Start/finish at the church on Leigh at Hamilton after the pancake breakfast, meeting and clean-up. You may add other goats near this Los Gatos/South San Jose ride. Or you may quit early and savor your delicious breakfast. All paces welcome; route sheets provided. Ride will be led at a mature, moderate, pace. No sweep. 04-07-2015 10:00:00 04-07-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 32 mi, 6 M , 3700 ft: Start/finish at the church on Leigh at Hamilton after the pancake breakfast, meeting and clean-up. You may add other goats near this Los Gatos/South San Jose ride. Or you may quit early and savor your delicious breakfast. All paces welcome; route sheets provided. Ride will be led at a mature, moderate, pace. No sweep. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Sat, 4 Jul 2015
Kennedy-Shannon Loop
10:00 AM
20 mi, 3 LM
Billy Goat
Shannon/Kennedy
Tony Le
atlevelo@gmail.com 408-286-9439
Sun, 5 Jul 2015
McKenzie Park to Shoreline Park
7:45 AM
16 mi, 1 SL, 0 ft
Grizzly Bear
Stevens Creek Trail
Meet Pam Putman at McKenzie Park off of Fremont Ave. in Los Altos at 7:45 am for an 8 am start to ride to Shoreline Park in Mtn.View for breakfast or just coffee and pastry , should that be your preference, at the Lakeside Cafe. We'll be riding through quiet residential streets to enter the Stevens Creek Trail. We'll take the trail to Shoreline Park and after our visit to the cafe will return by the same route. There are 3 bicycle/pedestrian overpasses and 3 bicycle/pedestrian tunnels on the trail. Rain or threat of rain cancels. Come and see who will be Pam's freeloader in July. 05-07-2015 07:45:00 05-07-2015 08:45:00 6 ACTC: McKenzie Park to Shoreline Park 16 mi, 1 SL , 0 ft: Meet Pam Putman at McKenzie Park off of Fremont Ave. in Los Altos at 7:45 am for an 8 am start to ride to Shoreline Park in Mtn.View for breakfast or just coffee and pastry , should that be your preference, at the Lakeside Cafe. We'll be riding through quiet residential streets to enter the Stevens Creek Trail. We'll take the trail to Shoreline Park and after our visit to the cafe will return by the same route. There are 3 bicycle/pedestrian overpasses and 3 bicycle/pedestrian tunnels on the trail. Rain or threat of rain cancels. Come and see who will be Pam's freeloader in July. Pamela Putman PAMJEAN1017@HOTMAIL.COM 408-734-3429 false DD/MM/YYYY
Pamela Putman
PAMJEAN1017@HOTMAIL.COM 408-734-3429
Sun, 5 Jul 2015
Point Lobos Big Sur 66M
9:00 AM
66 mi, 3 M
Grizzly Bear
Super Burrito Ride
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet to portage ourselves and our bikes from 1540 Holt Ave., Los Altos, then start the tour: Safeway Carmel by the Sea, Point Lobos, Sycamore Canyon, optional Posts at the Big Sur Market Deli for burritos and enchiritos, and Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, then return. Please RSVP if requesting transport. Draft: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8824420 05-07-2015 09:00:00 05-07-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Point Lobos Big Sur 66M 66 mi, 3 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet to portage ourselves and our bikes from 1540 Holt Ave., Los Altos, then start the tour: Safeway Carmel by the Sea, Point Lobos, Sycamore Canyon, optional Posts at the Big Sur Market Deli for burritos and enchiritos, and Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, then return. Please RSVP if requesting transport. Draft: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8824420 Brian Chun bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288 false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Sun, 5 Jul 2015
East Side Hills
9:00 AM
30-50 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Various
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Sun, 5,12 Jul 2015
J.A.M.B.A. Ride
10:00 AM
15+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Various
JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. 05-07-2015 10:00:00 05-07-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: J.A.M.B.A. Ride 15+ mi, 4 LM : JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. Richard Holtermann mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546 false DD/MM/YYYY
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Mon, 6 Jul 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 06-07-2015 06:00:00 06-07-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Mon, 6 Jul 2015
Joyride - Alviso
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 6 Jul 2015
Tortoises Riding Paved Trails
10:00 AM
35 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Sawyer Camp Trail
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Mon, 6,13,20,27 Jul 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 06-07-2015 18:00:00 06-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 7 Jul 2015
Ride to Work via Sierra Road
6:00 AM
18+ mi, 5 LM, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Sierra
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Let's do a scenic ride to work via Sierra Road summit. Meet at Prospect High School West parking lot on Prospect Road at English Drive in Saratoga. Ride Leaders will arrive at around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. We'll reach the bottom of Sierra Rd by 7:15, so you can start there at 7:15 and catch up to us. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 07-07-2015 06:00:00 07-07-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: Ride to Work via Sierra Road 18+ mi, 5 LM , 2000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Let's do a scenic ride to work via Sierra Road summit. Meet at Prospect High School West parking lot on Prospect Road at English Drive in Saratoga. Ride Leaders will arrive at around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. We'll reach the bottom of Sierra Rd by 7:15, so you can start there at 7:15 and catch up to us. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com
Tue, 7 Jul 2015
Chasing Old Goats
9:00 AM
25 mi, 5 LM, 3200 ft
Billy Goat
Alpine West,Portola State Park
John Blaine
johntblaine@email.com 408-356-1592
Tue, 7 Jul 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
21-100 mi, 5 M, 7,200 ft
Billy Goat
Fremont Peak,San Juan Grade,Crazy Horse,Carr/Anzar,Mantelli/Blue Bell,Mt Madonna/Redwood Retreat,Canada Loop
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** A pick and choose ride - I'm picking goats I missed doing partial rides when under the weather. In this weather, you can do it all, but for me, it's nay nay. Fremont leads my quest followed with a drive to Morgan Hill to track down three west siders. Start at the Windmill Shopping Center in San Juan Bautista. Driving directions from San Jose: Hwy 101 south; exit at Hwy 156 east; left on The Alameda (at the light); left into parking lot; park away from the shops. 07-07-2015 09:30:00 07-07-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 21-100 mi, 5 M , 7,200 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** A pick and choose ride - I'm picking goats I missed doing partial rides when under the weather. In this weather, you can do it all, but for me, it's nay nay. Fremont leads my quest followed with a drive to Morgan Hill to track down three west siders. Start at the Windmill Shopping Center in San Juan Bautista. Driving directions from San Jose: Hwy 101 south; exit at Hwy 156 east; left on The Alameda (at the light); left into parking lot; park away from the shops. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Tue, 7 Jul 2015
Almaden Explorer
10:00 AM
25+ mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
John Mazzella
408-906-9084
Tue, 7 Jul 2015
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
32 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
Join us for our monthly ride to a local golf course for lunch. We'll be riding Uvas Rd. to Bailey, south on the bike path to Coyote Creek Golf Course. Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., 2nd right into parking lot (between TJ Maxx and McD's). LM pace with regroups. 07-07-2015 10:00:00 07-07-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: South County Old Goats 32 mi, 3 LM : Join us for our monthly ride to a local golf course for lunch. We'll be riding Uvas Rd. to Bailey, south on the bike path to Coyote Creek Golf Course. Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., 2nd right into parking lot (between TJ Maxx and McD's). LM pace with regroups. Kris Thompson ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696 false DD/MM/YYYY
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 7,14,21,28 Jul 2015
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M, 2150 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Tue, 7,14,21,28 Jul 2015
Tuesday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Tue, 7,14,21,28 Jul 2015
Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners
6:00 PM
Various mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com 07-07-2015 18:00:00 07-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners Various mi, 3 LM-M : The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com Amy Marsh marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445 false DD/MM/YYYY
Amy Marsh
marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445
Wed, 8 Jul 2015
Ride to Work via Sierra Road
6:00 AM
18+ mi, 5 LM, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Sierra
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Let's do a scenic ride to work via Sierra Road summit. Meet at Prospect High School West parking lot on Prospect Road at English Drive in Saratoga. Ride Leaders will arrive at around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. We'll reach the bottom of Sierra Rd by 7:15, so you can start there at 7:15 and catch up to us. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 08-07-2015 06:00:00 08-07-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: Ride to Work via Sierra Road 18+ mi, 5 LM , 2000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Let's do a scenic ride to work via Sierra Road summit. Meet at Prospect High School West parking lot on Prospect Road at English Drive in Saratoga. Ride Leaders will arrive at around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. We'll reach the bottom of Sierra Rd by 7:15, so you can start there at 7:15 and catch up to us. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Wed, 8 Jul 2015
Mt. Hamilton
7:00 AM
38 mi, 5 M-MB, 5000 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Hamilton/Lower,Mt Hamilton/Upper
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at parking area at intersection of Alum Rock and base of Mt. Hamilton road. Other paces are welcome. Added Goats possible, or do less riding, if time is limited; must let ride leader know. Water next to Grant Ranch Park and summit. Bring single $(s) for soda/chips at top. Wet roads cancel the ride. 08-07-2015 07:00:00 08-07-2015 08:00:00 6 ACTC: Mt. Hamilton 38 mi, 5 M-MB , 5000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at parking area at intersection of Alum Rock and base of Mt. Hamilton road. Other paces are welcome. Added Goats possible, or do less riding, if time is limited; must let ride leader know. Water next to Grant Ranch Park and summit. Bring single $(s) for soda/chips at top. Wet roads cancel the ride. David Bradley daveb2688@sbcglobal.net 408-219-3933 false DD/MM/YYYY
David Bradley
daveb2688@sbcglobal.net 408-219-3933
Wed, 8 Jul 2015
Somewhere over the Rainbow
10:00 AM
25 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Saratoga Maze
A Social Ride led at an "LM" easy moderate pace which is: 12 to 14 mph on the flats. Our route will be south to Saratoga with a break at the Big Basin Cafe. The route has a few very short "bumps", it's NOT a flat ride. We will regroup as necessary, no one left behind. START at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expy, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. Questions: Call or Email * Rain Cancels* 08-07-2015 10:00:00 08-07-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Somewhere over the Rainbow 25 mi, 2 LM : A Social Ride led at an "LM" easy moderate pace which is: 12 to 14 mph on the flats. Our route will be south to Saratoga with a break at the Big Basin Cafe. The route has a few very short "bumps", it's NOT a flat ride. We will regroup as necessary, no one left behind. START at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expy, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. Questions: Call or Email * Rain Cancels* Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Wed, 8,15,22,29 Jul 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 08-07-2015 18:00:00 08-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Thu, 9 Jul 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 09-07-2015 06:00:00 09-07-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Thu, 9,16,23 Jul 2015
Thursday Trek
9:00 AM
12-26 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. 09-07-2015 09:00:00 09-07-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-26 mi, 1 LM : PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. Stephanie Metz stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 9 Jul 2015
Our Favorite Kids
9:00 AM
12-70 mi, 6 M, 1700-7500 ft
Billy Goat
Kings Mountain,Higgins/Purisima,Lobitos Creek,Tunitas Creek,Star Hill/Swett,Native Sons,Bear Gulch West,Summit Springs
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** A FREE LUNCH TODAY in Half Moon Bay to celebrate some of us finishing all 189 local goats. Eat too much delicious food? Work it off by adding options: Star Hill/Swett, Native Sons and Bear Gulch. To arrive at lunch in similar times, we'll do staggered start times. The slowest riders will start at 9:00. There will be speedier rider sign ins and starts at 9:30 and 10:00. Pick your start time to get to lunch on time. Start/finish behind the bank at Woodside & Whiskey Hill Rds. Drive there from San Jose on Hwy 280 north; exit at Woodside Rd; left on Woodside Rd; left on Whiskey Hill Rd; right immediately into parking lot. 09-07-2015 09:00:00 09-07-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 12-70 mi, 6 M , 1700-7500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** A FREE LUNCH TODAY in Half Moon Bay to celebrate some of us finishing all 189 local goats. Eat too much delicious food? Work it off by adding options: Star Hill/Swett, Native Sons and Bear Gulch. To arrive at lunch in similar times, we'll do staggered start times. The slowest riders will start at 9:00. There will be speedier rider sign ins and starts at 9:30 and 10:00. Pick your start time to get to lunch on time. Start/finish behind the bank at Woodside & Whiskey Hill Rds. Drive there from San Jose on Hwy 280 north; exit at Woodside Rd; left on Woodside Rd; left on Whiskey Hill Rd; right immediately into parking lot. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Thu, 9,16,23,30 Jul 2015
Thursday Metcalf
4:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M-MB
Billy Goat
Yerba Buena/Hassler,Metcalf
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Thu, 9,16,23,30 Jul 2015
M&M Rollers Meet N Ride!
5:30 PM
25-30 mi, 5 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
Let's decide at the ride start what goat(s) to get! Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot, at Prospect Rd and English Dr in Saratoga. All paces are welcome. Faster riders may ride ahead at your own pace and feel free to collect extra nearby goats. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights just in case. Regroup at top of each hill. 09-07-2015 17:30:00 09-07-2015 18:30:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers Meet N Ride! 25-30 mi, 5 LM-M : Let's decide at the ride start what goat(s) to get! Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot, at Prospect Rd and English Dr in Saratoga. All paces are welcome. Faster riders may ride ahead at your own pace and feel free to collect extra nearby goats. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights just in case. Regroup at top of each hill. Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Thu, 9 Jul 2015
Arastradero after work ride
6:00 PM
12 mi, 4 L-LM
Mountain Goat
Arastradero Regional Preserve
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the Arastradero Preserve parking lot just north of Page Mill Road. We will do a "serpentine" ride of the trails with optional pump track drops near the summit. Bring all supplies. "No one left behind." Call five10-409-6711 if you are stuck in traffic. *note= my email is showdogmissy-actc37@*** 09-07-2015 18:00:00 09-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Arastradero after work ride 12 mi, 4 L-LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the Arastradero Preserve parking lot just north of Page Mill Road. We will do a "serpentine" ride of the trails with optional pump track drops near the summit. Bring all supplies. "No one left behind." Call five10-409-6711 if you are stuck in traffic. *note= my email is showdogmissy-actc37@*** Maggie Speers showdogmissy-actc37@yahoo.com 510-490-1118 false DD/MM/YYYY
Maggie Speers
showdogmissy-actc37@yahoo.com 510-490-1118
Fri, 10 Jul 2015
On Orbit Clouds Observation
6:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. 10-07-2015 06:00:00 10-07-2015 07:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 5:55 with signup sheet for 6AM departure. All paces welcome! Faster riders need not wait. Please print your own [Route Sheet] or [Map]. Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Fri, 10 Jul 2015
Tortoises Climbing Hills
9:30 PM
26 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Lobitos Creek,Higgins/Purisima
Come on the ride that has it all--ride along the coast from Half Moon Bay to Tunitas Creek, into redwood forest and farmland, climb these two goats in the back country and loop back to the start. From Main Street southbound in Half Moon Bay turn right at little Mac Dutra Park on the corner of Kelly Street, go another block and park along Kelly St. We'll get lunch afterward in Half Moon Bay. Please call me by Wednesday night to let me know you are going to come on this ride and to make sure the ride is on. 10-07-2015 21:30:00 10-07-2015 22:30:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 26 mi, 5 LM : Come on the ride that has it all--ride along the coast from Half Moon Bay to Tunitas Creek, into redwood forest and farmland, climb these two goats in the back country and loop back to the start. From Main Street southbound in Half Moon Bay turn right at little Mac Dutra Park on the corner of Kelly Street, go another block and park along Kelly St. We'll get lunch afterward in Half Moon Bay. Please call me by Wednesday night to let me know you are going to come on this ride and to make sure the ride is on. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Sat, 11 Jul 2015
Lunch in Half Moon Bay
8:00 AM
103 mi, 3 M, 5700 ft
Billy Goat
Swanton,Stage,Higgins/Purisima
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 11 Jul 2015
LDTR
8:00 AM
102 mi, 5 M-MB, 9560 ft
Billy Goat
Moody,Page Mill Upper,Pescadero,Bonny Doon,Hwy 9 South
Jon Kaplan
jkaplan999@gmail.com 408-828-0344
Sat, 11 Jul 2015
Wobbly Wheelers
9:30 AM
30 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Stanford
Keith Giles
ohsix@bikerider.com 408-244-9401
Sat, 11 Jul 2015
Bici Bike Grizzly
10:00 AM
35 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Morgan Hill
Vic Oros
vic4more@sbcglobal.net 408-891-1620
Jere Fleming
jerefleming@yahoo.com
Sat, 11 Jul 2015
Giro d' Bici Bike Ride
10:00 AM
35-40-45 mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill,Bernal,Llagas/Willow Springs
Classic reservoir loop and a coffee stop in Morgan Hill. Shorter option on Oak Glen cuts off 5 miles. Longer option returns on Coyote Bike Path and adds 5 miles. Two and three Goat options have been added: Bernal, Llagas/Willow Spring. Ride at your own pace, directions provided. Meet at Bici Bike Shop, Cottle and Rochester Roads, San Jose. Maps and Cue sheet on the following links:
45-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1754653
40-Mile Option (Willow Spring/Llagas) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2030773
35-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2036313 11-07-2015 10:00:00 11-07-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Giro d' Bici Bike Ride 35-40-45 mi, 3 LM-M : Classic reservoir loop and a coffee stop in Morgan Hill. Shorter option on Oak Glen cuts off 5 miles. Longer option returns on Coyote Bike Path and adds 5 miles. Two and three Goat options have been added: Bernal, Llagas/Willow Spring. Ride at your own pace, directions provided. Meet at Bici Bike Shop, Cottle and Rochester Roads, San Jose. Maps and Cue sheet on the following links: 45-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1754653 40-Mile Option (Willow Spring/Llagas) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2030773 35-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2036313 Ahmed Masood ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ahmed Masood
ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401
Sun, 12 Jul 2015
Easy Peasy Breakfast Ride
7:45 AM
23 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Breakfast Ride
Meet Pam Putman at Bowers park off of Cabrillo in Santa Clara at 7:45 am for an 8 am start to ride to the Big Basin Cafe on Big Basin Way in Saratoga for breakfast or just coffee and pastry , should that be your preference. This a mostly flat ride with several short, steep but walkable hills including but not limited to the MUCH DREADED 4TH STREET HILL just as we leave the cafe. Rain or threat of rain cancels. Come see who's Pam's freeloader in July. 12-07-2015 07:45:00 12-07-2015 08:45:00 6 ACTC: Easy Peasy Breakfast Ride 23 mi, 1 L : Meet Pam Putman at Bowers park off of Cabrillo in Santa Clara at 7:45 am for an 8 am start to ride to the Big Basin Cafe on Big Basin Way in Saratoga for breakfast or just coffee and pastry , should that be your preference. This a mostly flat ride with several short, steep but walkable hills including but not limited to the MUCH DREADED 4TH STREET HILL just as we leave the cafe. Rain or threat of rain cancels. Come see who's Pam's freeloader in July. Pamela Putman PAMJEAN1017@HOTMAIL.COM 408-734-3429 false DD/MM/YYYY
Pamela Putman
PAMJEAN1017@HOTMAIL.COM 408-734-3429
Sun, 12 Jul 2015
To Market, To Market
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Los Gatos Maze
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sun, 12 Jul 2015
J.A.M.B.A. Ride
10:00 AM
15+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Various
JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. 12-07-2015 10:00:00 12-07-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: J.A.M.B.A. Ride 15+ mi, 4 LM : JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. Richard Holtermann mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546 false DD/MM/YYYY
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Mon, 13 Jul 2015
Joyride - Sunnyvale
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Guadalupe Creek Trail
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 13 Jul 2015
Tortoises Climbing Hills
9:30 AM
18 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Mora,Magdalena/Olive Tree
Meet at McKenzie Park for these two goats and some additional climbing on Viscaino. Take Foothill Expressway north, and at Springer (El Rancho stopping center) turn right and immediately right again on Fremont. The park will be on your left. Maximum speed on the flats 14 mph. Please plan to stay with the group and take regroups. Refreshments afterwards at the shopping center. 13-07-2015 09:30:00 13-07-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 18 mi, 5 LM : Meet at McKenzie Park for these two goats and some additional climbing on Viscaino. Take Foothill Expressway north, and at Springer (El Rancho stopping center) turn right and immediately right again on Fremont. The park will be on your left. Maximum speed on the flats 14 mph. Please plan to stay with the group and take regroups. Refreshments afterwards at the shopping center. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Mon, 13,20,27 Jul 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 13-07-2015 18:00:00 13-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 14 Jul 2015
Breaking Out
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Bastille Day
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 14 Jul 2015
Almaden Explorer
10:00 AM
25+ mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
Rob Reicher
robreicher@yahoo.com 408-621-5651
Tue, 14 Jul 2015
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
30 mi, 3 LM
Billy Goat
Hazel Dell
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 14,21,28 Jul 2015
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M, 2150 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Tue, 14,21,28 Jul 2015
Tuesday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Tue, 14,21,28 Jul 2015
Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners
6:00 PM
Various mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com 14-07-2015 18:00:00 14-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners Various mi, 3 LM-M : The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com Amy Marsh marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445 false DD/MM/YYYY
Amy Marsh
marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445
Wed, 15 Jul 2015
Nice and Easy
9:00 AM
18+ mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
2 Or More Trails
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start at Almaden Lake Park on Winfield Blvd/Coleman Rd, by the restrooms. * Note early start time.* We will go over to Los Gatos for coffee and maybe stop for a frozen yogurt to cool us down near the end of the ride. Route is mostly flat with a couple of small inclines. 15-07-2015 09:00:00 15-07-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Nice and Easy 18+ mi, 1 L : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start at Almaden Lake Park on Winfield Blvd/Coleman Rd, by the restrooms. * Note early start time.* We will go over to Los Gatos for coffee and maybe stop for a frozen yogurt to cool us down near the end of the ride. Route is mostly flat with a couple of small inclines. Joy Owens joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896 false DD/MM/YYYY
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Wed, 15,22,29 Jul 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 15-07-2015 18:00:00 15-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Thu, 16,23 Jul 2015
Thursday Trek
9:00 AM
12-26 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. 16-07-2015 09:00:00 16-07-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-26 mi, 1 LM : PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. Stephanie Metz stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 16,23,30 Jul 2015
Thursday Metcalf
4:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M-MB
Billy Goat
Yerba Buena/Hassler,Metcalf
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Thu, 16,23,30 Jul 2015
M&M Rollers Meet N Ride!
5:30 PM
25-30 mi, 5 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
Let's decide at the ride start what goat(s) to get! Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot, at Prospect Rd and English Dr in Saratoga. All paces are welcome. Faster riders may ride ahead at your own pace and feel free to collect extra nearby goats. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights just in case. Regroup at top of each hill. 16-07-2015 17:30:00 16-07-2015 18:30:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers Meet N Ride! 25-30 mi, 5 LM-M : Let's decide at the ride start what goat(s) to get! Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot, at Prospect Rd and English Dr in Saratoga. All paces are welcome. Faster riders may ride ahead at your own pace and feel free to collect extra nearby goats. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights just in case. Regroup at top of each hill. Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Fri, 17 Jul 2015
TGIF Reservoirs - BLT
9:30 AM
48 mi, 3 M
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill
Start by Almaden Lake park by the restrooms (on the Winfield side near the intersection of Coleman/Winfield in San Jose) We will take Foothill Ave and wind through the neighborhood to Santa Teresa. After climbing Bailey we will continue on McKean/Uvas to Watsonville Road. After a stop in Morgan Hill for lunch we will return on either Santa Teresa or Coyote Creek trail depending upon wind conditions. Bike trail return adds about 4 miles. 17-07-2015 09:30:00 17-07-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: TGIF Reservoirs - BLT 48 mi, 3 M : Start by Almaden Lake park by the restrooms (on the Winfield side near the intersection of Coleman/Winfield in San Jose) We will take Foothill Ave and wind through the neighborhood to Santa Teresa. After climbing Bailey we will continue on McKean/Uvas to Watsonville Road. After a stop in Morgan Hill for lunch we will return on either Santa Teresa or Coyote Creek trail depending upon wind conditions. Bike trail return adds about 4 miles. Leo Hartung leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979 false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979
Fri, 17 Jul 2015
Tortoises Climbing Hills
10:00 AM
26 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Kings Mountain,Star Hill/Swett,Native Sons
We'll start a little later for this one to avoid traffic on 85 & 280. We'll climb up Kings Mountain from Woodside, then take the two shadier, shorter and easier (level 4) goats from near the top of Tunitas. From Hwy 280 north take the Woodside exit, turn left to cross under the freeway and then turn left into the parking lot behind the Pioneer Hotel as you come into Woodside. Please plan to ride with the group and take regroups. Bring plenty of water. Refreshment stop after the ride. 17-07-2015 10:00:00 17-07-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 26 mi, 5 LM : We'll start a little later for this one to avoid traffic on 85 & 280. We'll climb up Kings Mountain from Woodside, then take the two shadier, shorter and easier (level 4) goats from near the top of Tunitas. From Hwy 280 north take the Woodside exit, turn left to cross under the freeway and then turn left into the parking lot behind the Pioneer Hotel as you come into Woodside. Please plan to ride with the group and take regroups. Bring plenty of water. Refreshment stop after the ride. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Sat, 18 Jul 2015
LDTR
7:30 AM
122 mi, 5 M-MB, 8000 ft
Billy Goat
Hwy 9 North Lower,Hwy 9 North Upper,Skyline South 2,Eureka Canyon
Jon Kaplan
jkaplan999@gmail.com 408-828-0344
Sat, 18 Jul 2015
Uvas Loop
8:30 AM
60 mi, 3 M, 2700 ft
Billy Goat
Llagas/Willow Springs,Bernal
We will ride to Bernal and then Willow Springs (16 mph) via Santa Teresa. Then Oak Glen, Sycamore(hill side), Watsonville Rd to Uvas. From Mckeen ride up to Almaden Dam.U-Turn at top. Return Almaden Expressway.Bring a sandwich/snacks/water. We will not be stopping at a commercial shop. Faster riders can ride ahead. There will be several regroups. Lunch at Uvas. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Contact: Mike Friessnig 408-482-5822. 18-07-2015 08:30:00 18-07-2015 09:30:00 6 ACTC: Uvas Loop 60 mi, 3 M , 2700 ft: We will ride to Bernal and then Willow Springs (16 mph) via Santa Teresa. Then Oak Glen, Sycamore(hill side), Watsonville Rd to Uvas. From Mckeen ride up to Almaden Dam.U-Turn at top. Return Almaden Expressway.Bring a sandwich/snacks/water. We will not be stopping at a commercial shop. Faster riders can ride ahead. There will be several regroups. Lunch at Uvas. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Contact: Mike Friessnig 408-482-5822. Michael Friessnig mfriessnig@yahoo.com 408-268-6351 false DD/MM/YYYY
Michael Friessnig
mfriessnig@yahoo.com 408-268-6351
Sat, 18 Jul 2015
Uvas Loop2
8:30 AM
60 mi, 3 M, 2700 ft
Billy Goat
Llagas/Willow Springs,Bernal
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We will ride to Bernal and then Willow Springs (16 mph) via Santa Teresa. Then Oak Glen, Sycamore(hill side), Watsonville Rd to Uvas. From Mckeen ride up to Almaden Dam.U-Turn at top. Return Almaden Expressway.Bring a sandwich/snacks/water. We will not be stopping at a commercial shop. Faster riders can ride ahead. There will be several regroups. Lunch at Uvas. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Contact: Mike Friessnig 408-482-5822. 18-07-2015 08:30:00 18-07-2015 09:30:00 6 ACTC: Uvas Loop2 60 mi, 3 M , 2700 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We will ride to Bernal and then Willow Springs (16 mph) via Santa Teresa. Then Oak Glen, Sycamore(hill side), Watsonville Rd to Uvas. From Mckeen ride up to Almaden Dam.U-Turn at top. Return Almaden Expressway.Bring a sandwich/snacks/water. We will not be stopping at a commercial shop. Faster riders can ride ahead. There will be several regroups. Lunch at Uvas. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Contact: Mike Friessnig 408-482-5822. Michael Friessnig mfriessnig@yahoo.com 408-268-6351 false DD/MM/YYYY
Michael Friessnig
mfriessnig@yahoo.com 408-268-6351
Sat, 18 Jul 2015
Lunch in Morgan Hill
9:00 AM
59 mi, 5 M, 4300 ft
Billy Goat
Thomas Grade,Henry Coe
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sun, 19 Jul 2015
Sunday Social
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Downtown San Jose
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 20 Jul 2015
Joyride - Morgan Hill
9:00 AM
22 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Morgan Hill
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet by the restrooms at Los Paseos Park on Santa Teresa Blvd just SE of Bernal Rd. From Santa Teresa, make a U turn at Avenida Espana then right into the parking lot. We will follow Santa Teresa and Hale Roads to Morgan Hill, stop at Erik's DeliCafe on Cochrane (opposite Walmart) and take the Coyote Creek Trail back. Includes 0.5 miles on good but unpaved trail. 20-07-2015 09:00:00 20-07-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Joyride - Morgan Hill 22 mi, 2 LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet by the restrooms at Los Paseos Park on Santa Teresa Blvd just SE of Bernal Rd. From Santa Teresa, make a U turn at Avenida Espana then right into the parking lot. We will follow Santa Teresa and Hale Roads to Morgan Hill, stop at Erik's DeliCafe on Cochrane (opposite Walmart) and take the Coyote Creek Trail back. Includes 0.5 miles on good but unpaved trail. Joy Owens joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896 false DD/MM/YYYY
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 20 Jul 2015
Crankin for Caffeine - BLT
9:30 AM
46 mi, 4 M
Billy Goat
San Felipe
Meet at the VTA (light rail) park & ride lot behind the apartments across Coleman from Almaden Lake (near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd in San Jose). We will travel to the Alum Rock area, cross the valley and climb a gentle San Felipe road with a stop for coffee on our return. Ride co-leaders are Tom Green (997-1939) and Bob Head 218-6556 20-07-2015 09:30:00 20-07-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin for Caffeine - BLT 46 mi, 4 M : Meet at the VTA (light rail) park & ride lot behind the apartments across Coleman from Almaden Lake (near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd in San Jose). We will travel to the Alum Rock area, cross the valley and climb a gentle San Felipe road with a stop for coffee on our return. Ride co-leaders are Tom Green (997-1939) and Bob Head 218-6556 Leo Hartung leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979 false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979
Bob Head
bnbhead@comcast.net
Mon, 20,27 Jul 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 20-07-2015 18:00:00 20-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 21 Jul 2015
No Kidding
9:00 AM
17 mi, 3 LM, 790 ft
Billy Goat
Shannon/Kennedy
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 21 Jul 2015
Tortoises Climbing Hills
9:30 AM
37 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Smith Grade,Swanton,Bonny Doon
We will ride through the redwoods to the probably breezy coast. Start from the top of Felton-Empire Rd where it meets Empire Grade Rd. Park across from the fire station on Empire Grade, or on the adjacent corner of Ice Cream Grade. Bring or buy lunch in Davenport, ride Swanton and return. Please plan to ride with the group and take regroups. Phone me ahead of time if you have questions or want to carpool. 21-07-2015 09:30:00 21-07-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 37 mi, 5 LM : We will ride through the redwoods to the probably breezy coast. Start from the top of Felton-Empire Rd where it meets Empire Grade Rd. Park across from the fire station on Empire Grade, or on the adjacent corner of Ice Cream Grade. Bring or buy lunch in Davenport, ride Swanton and return. Please plan to ride with the group and take regroups. Phone me ahead of time if you have questions or want to carpool. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Tue, 21 Jul 2015
Western Exploration
10:00 AM
27 mi, 3 LM, 1150 ft
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
A social ride led at an LM pace. This interesting route created by Esther Snively has lots of short hills. THIS IS NOT A FLAT RIDE. We will be heading west with a cafe stop in Saratoga. We will regroup as necessary, and no one will be left behind. Meet in the parking lot of the First Congregational Church of San Jose, on the corner of E. Hamilton Ave, and Leigh Ave, San Jose, CA 95125 (Look for the steeple). Cell: 408-472-0052 21-07-2015 10:00:00 21-07-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Western Exploration 27 mi, 3 LM , 1150 ft: A social ride led at an LM pace. This interesting route created by Esther Snively has lots of short hills. THIS IS NOT A FLAT RIDE. We will be heading west with a cafe stop in Saratoga. We will regroup as necessary, and no one will be left behind. Meet in the parking lot of the First Congregational Church of San Jose, on the corner of E. Hamilton Ave, and Leigh Ave, San Jose, CA 95125 (Look for the steeple). Cell: 408-472-0052 Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Tue, 21 Jul 2015
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
32 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Reservoirs
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 21,28 Jul 2015
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M, 2150 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Tue, 21,28 Jul 2015
Tuesday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Tue, 21,28 Jul 2015
Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners
6:00 PM
Various mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com 21-07-2015 18:00:00 21-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners Various mi, 3 LM-M : The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com Amy Marsh marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445 false DD/MM/YYYY
Amy Marsh
marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445
Wed, 22,29 Jul 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 22-07-2015 18:00:00 22-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Thu, 23 Jul 2015
Thursday Trek
9:00 AM
12-26 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. 23-07-2015 09:00:00 23-07-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-26 mi, 1 LM : PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ISN'T A RIDE ON THE 2ND AND THE RIDES START AT 9AM. Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments at the north/west corner. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. Stephanie Metz stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 23,30 Jul 2015
Thursday Metcalf
4:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M-MB
Billy Goat
Yerba Buena/Hassler,Metcalf
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Thu, 23,30 Jul 2015
M&M Rollers Meet N Ride!
5:30 PM
25-30 mi, 5 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
Let's decide at the ride start what goat(s) to get! Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot, at Prospect Rd and English Dr in Saratoga. All paces are welcome. Faster riders may ride ahead at your own pace and feel free to collect extra nearby goats. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights just in case. Regroup at top of each hill. 23-07-2015 17:30:00 23-07-2015 18:30:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers Meet N Ride! 25-30 mi, 5 LM-M : Let's decide at the ride start what goat(s) to get! Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot, at Prospect Rd and English Dr in Saratoga. All paces are welcome. Faster riders may ride ahead at your own pace and feel free to collect extra nearby goats. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights just in case. Regroup at top of each hill. Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Fri, 24 Jul 2015
Tortoises Riding Paved Trails
9:30 AM
22 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Hwy 87 Bikeway
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Fri, 24 Jul 2015
TGIF
9:30 AM
25 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Bill Gallagher
wtg1940@sbcglobal.net 408-997-0218
Sat, 25 Jul 2015
Woodside Goat Getter
9:00 AM
55 mi, 6 M, 8000 ft
Billy Goat
Summit Springs,Old La Honda East,Bear Gulch West,Skyline South 3,Star Hill/Swett,Native Sons,Skyline North 5
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 25 Jul 2015
Campbell to Woodside
9:00 AM
62 mi, 4 LM-M
Billy Goat
Mt Eden/Pierce,Stevens Canyon
Meet at the Campbell Park at E.Campbell Ave and Gilman Ave. We will stop for lunch at Robert's Market in Woodside. There are goat options, including Pierce/Mt. Eden and Stevens Canyon. This is a social ride, expect several stops and regroups. Link to the map and cue sheet at: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1439825 25-07-2015 09:00:00 25-07-2015 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Campbell to Woodside 62 mi, 4 LM-M : Meet at the Campbell Park at E.Campbell Ave and Gilman Ave. We will stop for lunch at Robert's Market in Woodside. There are goat options, including Pierce/Mt. Eden and Stevens Canyon. This is a social ride, expect several stops and regroups. Link to the map and cue sheet at: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1439825 Ahmed Masood ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ahmed Masood
ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401
Sat, 25 Jul 2015
Wobbly Wheelers
9:30 AM
20 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Keith Giles
ohsix@bikerider.com 408-244-9401
Sun, 26 Jul 2015
Sunday Social
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Guadalupe Creek Trail
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sun, 26 Jul 2015
4 Corners Ride
1:30 PM
15 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Four Corners Ride
Where will Berry choose to aim this group? A bike path? A historical site? Only you can influence his choice. This 15-mile ride is for new riders and old friends who like to chat. Meet at Hamilton and Leigh in the Congregational Church Parking lot (Leigh side). Will stop for snack (Italian "spuntino"). My cell is actually 408-605-5234. 26-07-2015 13:30:00 26-07-2015 14:30:00 6 ACTC: 4 Corners Ride 15 mi, 1 L : Where will Berry choose to aim this group? A bike path? A historical site? Only you can influence his choice. This 15-mile ride is for new riders and old friends who like to chat. Meet at Hamilton and Leigh in the Congregational Church Parking lot (Leigh side). Will stop for snack (Italian "spuntino"). My cell is actually 408-605-5234. Berry West spinesign@sbcglobal.net 408-286-1693 false DD/MM/YYYY
Berry West
spinesign@sbcglobal.net 408-286-1693
Mon, 27 Jul 2015
Crankin With a Twist (BLT)
9:30 AM
28 mi, 3 M
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Social ride led at an M pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA Park & Ride near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. This rides takes us through New Almaden to the base of Hick's Road and back. Today's "twist" will wind through the hills of the Almaden Valley before joining Terry Kreiter's "Crankin for Caffeine" riders for socializing at the end of the ride. Regroups at top of climbs. No one left behind. Rain cancels the ride. 27-07-2015 09:30:00 27-07-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin With a Twist (BLT) 28 mi, 3 M : Social ride led at an M pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA Park & Ride near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. This rides takes us through New Almaden to the base of Hick's Road and back. Today's "twist" will wind through the hills of the Almaden Valley before joining Terry Kreiter's "Crankin for Caffeine" riders for socializing at the end of the ride. Regroups at top of climbs. No one left behind. Rain cancels the ride. Tom Green tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939 false DD/MM/YYYY
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Mon, 27 Jul 2015
Crankin for Caffeine
9:30 AM
25 mi, 2 LM, 900 ft
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Social ride led at an LM pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA parking lot near corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. Pat Grilione's traditional route follows quiet residential streets and country roads, passing through the historic town of New Almaden. The "Crankin with a Twist" ride will join us for coffee and socializing near the end of the ride. No one left behind. *Rain Cancels* 27-07-2015 09:30:00 27-07-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin for Caffeine 25 mi, 2 LM , 900 ft: Social ride led at an LM pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA parking lot near corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. Pat Grilione's traditional route follows quiet residential streets and country roads, passing through the historic town of New Almaden. The "Crankin with a Twist" ride will join us for coffee and socializing near the end of the ride. No one left behind. *Rain Cancels* Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Mon, 27 Jul 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 27-07-2015 18:00:00 27-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 28 Jul 2015
No Kidding
9:00 AM
20 mi, 4 LM, 550 ft
Billy Goat
Bernal
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 28 Jul 2015
Tortoises Climbing Hills
9:30 AM
20 mi, 4 SL
Billy Goat
Aldercroft Heights,Old Santa Cruz Hwy,Summit
Come for a ride from Lexington Dam near Los Gatos to the end of Aldercroft Heights (level 4) and back to Old Santa Cruz Highway. We'll make the easy climb up Summit (level 3) as far as Bear Creek Road, then take a steep return back down to OSC and the dam. Plan to ride with the group and take regroups along the way. Bring snacks and plenty of water. From Hwy 17 south of Los Gatos, exit at Bear Creek, turn right and cross over the freeway, turn right and park in the large gravel lot on the left. 28-07-2015 09:30:00 28-07-2015 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 20 mi, 4 SL : Come for a ride from Lexington Dam near Los Gatos to the end of Aldercroft Heights (level 4) and back to Old Santa Cruz Highway. We'll make the easy climb up Summit (level 3) as far as Bear Creek Road, then take a steep return back down to OSC and the dam. Plan to ride with the group and take regroups along the way. Bring snacks and plenty of water. From Hwy 17 south of Los Gatos, exit at Bear Creek, turn right and cross over the freeway, turn right and park in the large gravel lot on the left. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Tue, 28 Jul 2015
Almaden Explorer
10:00 AM
24 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coyote Creek Trail
Seeking the definition of a meaningful life we will cruise through Hellyer Park, History Park and historic downtown San Jose via the green lanes en route to our latest favorite coffee swill. We start and end in the parking lot of the church at Hamilton and Leigh. 28-07-2015 10:00:00 28-07-2015 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Almaden Explorer 24 mi, 2 LM : Seeking the definition of a meaningful life we will cruise through Hellyer Park, History Park and historic downtown San Jose via the green lanes en route to our latest favorite coffee swill. We start and end in the parking lot of the church at Hamilton and Leigh. Karl Laucher 408-267-7117 false DD/MM/YYYY
Karl Laucher
408-267-7117
Tue, 28 Jul 2015
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M, 2150 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Tue, 28 Jul 2015
Tuesday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Tue, 28 Jul 2015
Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners
6:00 PM
Various mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com 28-07-2015 18:00:00 28-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Whine and Dine-Mellow & Quick Spinners Various mi, 3 LM-M : The plan is for Mellow LM riders only. Expected to ride together at the pace of the slowest rider. If there is to be a Quick Spinner (QS) option, it will be impromptu. QS may do very challenging hills at a quicker M to MB pace. Route sheets provided on-line, and a few on the ride. Meet at Summit Bikes, Main Street in Los Gatos. Rain or intense heat cancels. Burritos after. Be there ready to roll by six. Sometimes another cyclist will lead the Quick Spinners option. Blog: http://whineanddine.wordpress.com Amy Marsh marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445 false DD/MM/YYYY
Amy Marsh
marsh.amy@gmail.com 408-799-5445
Wed, 29 Jul 2015
Johns Journeys for Delightful Delectibles
10:00 AM
25+ mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
John Mazzella
408-906-9084
Wed, 29 Jul 2015
Argonaut Rides
6:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 29-07-2015 18:00:00 29-07-2015 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. After a brief warm up through the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval-training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the big events of the season. Ride rolls at 6:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Thu, 30 Jul 2015
Thursday Trek-Hilly Edition
9:00 AM
20-24 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 30 Jul 2015
Thursday Metcalf
4:30 PM
20 mi, 5 M-MB
Billy Goat
Yerba Buena/Hassler,Metcalf
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Thu, 30 Jul 2015
M&M Rollers Meet N Ride!
5:30 PM
25-30 mi, 5 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
Let's decide at the ride start what goat(s) to get! Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot, at Prospect Rd and English Dr in Saratoga. All paces are welcome. Faster riders may ride ahead at your own pace and feel free to collect extra nearby goats. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights just in case. Regroup at top of each hill. 30-07-2015 17:30:00 30-07-2015 18:30:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers Meet N Ride! 25-30 mi, 5 LM-M : Let's decide at the ride start what goat(s) to get! Meet at Prospect HS West parking lot, at Prospect Rd and English Dr in Saratoga. All paces are welcome. Faster riders may ride ahead at your own pace and feel free to collect extra nearby goats. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights just in case. Regroup at top of each hill. Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599